'West Side Story' Breaks Lifetime Record


The Broadway revival of West Side Story has broken the all-time Broadway Theatre house record for a single week, with a gross of $1,807,025.94. This new record also represents an all-time box office high in the storied 62-year life of West Side Story on Broadway. The original production of West Side Story first premiered at the Winter Garden Theatre on September 26, 1957.

Directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove, this new production of West Side Story features all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. West Side Story began performances on December 10, 2019, ahead of its official opening night on Thursday, February 20, 2020.

The cast features 32 Broadway debuts; Shereen Pimentel as Maria, Isaac Powell as Tony, Yesenia Ayala as Anita, Amar Ramasar as Bernardo, Ben Cook as Riff, Ahmad Simmons as Diesel, Danny Wolohan as Officer Krupke, Jacob Guzman as Chino, Kevin Csolak as A-Rab, Matthew Johnson (debut) as Baby John, Dharon E. Jones (debut) as Action, Zuri Noelle Ford (debut) as Anybodys, Daniel Oreskes as Doc, Pippa Pearthree as Glad Hand, Thomas Jay Ryan as Lt. Schrank, and an ensemble including Alexa De Barr( debut), Daniel Ching (debut), Gabi Campo, Gino Cosculluela( debut), Marc Crousillat (debut), Stephanie Crousillat (debut),Roman Cruz (debut), Tyler Eisenreich (debut), Armando Eleazar (debut), Marlon Feliz( debut),Satori Folkes-Stone (debut),Constance François (debut), Carlos Gonzalez, Jennifer Gruener (debut), Jarred Manista (debut),Michaela Marfori (debut),Michelle Mercedes (debut), Michael Seltzer (debut),Corey John Snide,Sheldon True (debut), Ricky Ubeda, Madison Vomastek (debut), Tony Ward, Bridget Whitman (debut), and Kevin Zambrano (debut).

The production also features scenery and lighting design by Mr. van Hove’s longtime collaborator, five-time Tony Award nominee Jan Versweyveld, with costume design by An d'Huys, sound design by Tom Gibbons, video design by Luke Halls, and orchestrations by Leonard Bernstein, Sid Ramin, Irwin Kostal and Tony and Academy Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Alexander Gemignani is music supervisor / musical director. Casting is by Telsey and Company.

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